Pine Nut Tart (Tarte aux Pignons)
DessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

Provencal Dessert Pine Nut Tart (Tarte aux Pignons)

Tarte aux pignons or a pine nut tart is the Provencal version of pecan pie or walnut tart. The sweet base for the tart is a shortcrust pastry shell (pâte sablée) this dessert is a specialty from the village of Bormes-les-Mimosas.

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Easy Zucchini Tuna Appetizer Zucchini and Tuna Rolls
AppetizerDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Fresh and Easy Zucchini Tuna Rolls Appetizer

This appetizer recipe is from Il Cucchiaio d’Argento. Thin zucchini strips are “stuffed” with easily found ingredients, canned tuna, capers, cheese. The result is pretty and tasty.

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Mandarin Cardamon infused Almond Cake
Cakes & CookiesChristmas & HolidayDessertMirabeau WinesProvencal Recipes

Mandarin and Cardamon Infused Almond Cake

A delicious and colourful cake full of the flavours of Christmas markets, perfect with tea to brighten up a cold day, or as a light and joyful desert after a nice meal. It’s not only easy to make with very standard ingredients it also keeps very nicely for a few days, as the infusion of Mandarin and Cardamon syrup keeps it perfectly moist and preserved

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Cherry and Almond Clafoutis @masdaugustine
DessertFlans, Puddings & OtherGary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Classic Clafoutis Recipe with Almonds and Cherries of Provence

Ground almonds add a touch of richness to an already delightful clafoutis with sweet sun ripened cherries topped with crème fraiche or crème anglaise.

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Lemon Almond Yoghurt Cake Breakfast or Tea Cake #Recipe @MasdAugustine
Cakes & CookiesGary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Easy Recipe: Lemon, Almond and Yoghurt Cake

This is a lovely cake made with Greek yoghurt and is perfect for breakfast, tea, or with ice cream for a delicious dessert.

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Lemon Polenta Cake @Masdaugustine
Cakes & CookiesDessertGary and Jane LangtonProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Recipe for Citrus Season in Provence: Lemon Polenta Cake

A sweet and lovely alternative to traditional polenta. This bright and tangy cake stands on its’ own or paired with ice cream, it is a must try.

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Galette des rois Epiphny Cake @FibiTee
Christmas & HolidayDessertPhoebe ThomasProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

How to Make a Traditional Epiphany Cake

shared by our contributor Phoebe Thomas. She makes this French January treat, a delicious, buttery, frangipane pastry, called la galette des rois, which translates to the King’s Cake at home with her kids.

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Galette des Rois Kings Cake Provence @CocoaandLavender
Cakes & CookiesChristmas & HolidayDavid Scott AllenProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Pastry Fit for Kings Galette des Rois

Galette des Rois is puff pastry tart with a frangipane interior – golden, flaky and delicious. This tart is served around the Christmas holidays, but always on January 6th (Epiphany).

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Peach Frangipane Tart #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender
David Scott AllenDessertPies & TartsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Recipe for Peach Frangipane Tart

The frangipane tart is easy to prepare and you can use any fruit that is in season, although we love it with apricots.

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